YardnGarden was established in 1996, both Mike Emoff and Andrea Lord have been the strong duo re-inventing, reorganizing and redesigning garden spaces in both Commercial and Residential settings for the past 20 plus years. With over 40 combined years experience in the horticulture world, both Andrea and Mike bring their passion for gardens and experience to your exterior space. Whether you want a total redesign, seasonal plantings, soil revitalization, hardscape features or if you are looking for yard care and maintenance in weekly/monthly or one-time packages, then you have come to the right place.
Mike spent 7 years with the Vancouver Park Board and 3 years with the BBY Park System in Arboriculture. He gained his knowledge first hand and through the Urban Tree Care Program offered through Guelph University, from there he furthered his studies while attending Kwantlen University in Arboriculture Studies. Mike is a certified Arborist.
Andrea started out with the Vancouver Park Board and received her initial Horticultural training via Capilano College. For the past 32 years, she has experienced many avenues within the Horticultural Industry from Garden Design and Maintenance to being self-employed and running YardnGarden with Mike. Her experience broadened to include Greenhouse production and Operations, Sales and Design. Andrea has her Ecological Landscape Design Certification and Organic Master Gardener Certification. Andrea is currently working on obtaining her OLC (Organic Landscape Accreditation) (SOUL).